Weekly Classic Computer Trivia Question (20150105)

Noel Chiappa jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Sun Jan 4 16:03:43 CST 2015

    > From: Chuck Guzis

    > I suspect that other languages have similar exercises, though 
    > I don't know what the Japanese do in Kanji.

Err, think you mean kana, right? (Kanji are the ideograms, there are over a
thousand in common use.) There is something called the 'iroha':


which is a poem which uses every element of the Japanese syllabary - and
exactly once! It was used to teach writing, no idea if it's used for the
keyboard thingy.


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